Social services

Here you can find all the public social services of Western Uusimaa. We arrange services that support the well-being, safety, and participation of people of all ages.
If you are concerned about the life management of your family member, friend, client or someone else you encounter, please submit a notification of concern.
We offer support in everyday life situations. We arrange guidance, advice and help also in urgent matters.
We advice and guide people in challenging financial situations.
We support and help in challenges related to housing so that permanent housing would be possible for all.
We offer individual support for people who face difficulties in employing themselves due to e.g. unemployment, weakened ability to work or interrupted studies.
We provide help in urgent matters of social welfare and in acute crisis situations around the clock.
We help people arriving in Finland to have access to a good life here.
We support the independence and initiative of people with disabilities and the opportunities that people with disabilities have for living personal daily lives as equal members of society.
We provide support and advice for victims of domestic violence and for women who use violence.

Social services for families with children

We offer support in stressful situations in life and strengthen families’ resources.
We offer support and guidance in various situations in life and even in minor concerns early on.
In child upbringing and family counselling, we offer support for family life, relationships and children and young people’s growth.
We help families with children in daily challenges in which they need support, new perspectives or solutions.
We offer families support and practical help with parenting issues and coping with their daily lives.
We provide systematic and goal-oriented volunteer work that promotes the wellbeing of children and young people with the help of a support person or family.
We provide help in the change situations families face and for issues related to agreements. We protect the well-being of children when their parents separate, for example.
We support children, young people and their families so that children’s right to a safe growing environment is realised.

For the elderly

We support the health and well-being of the elderly and find ways of making a meaningful, active, and safe life possible for them.